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Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781556522710 Westward Ho!: An Activity Guide to the Wild West (Hands-On History)
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781556522710 Westward Ho!: An Activity Guide to the Wild West (Hands-On History)

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

Westward Ho!: An Activity Guide to the Wild West (Hands-On History)

Capturing the unique character and history of the West, this activity book provides a number of memorable journeys, including joining Lewis and Clark on an expedition, journeying into the woods with fur traders, or riding a wagon train to the Oregon. Young explorers will experience the excitement of the West with activities such as sewing a sunbonnet, panning for gold, cooking flapjacks, singing cowboy songs, and more. Helpful illustrations that detail and explain the steps of each project are also included.School Library JournalGr 3-6-This unique book brings to life the days of the Old West. Crafts, recipes, songs, and games teamed with an engaging text will have young readers convinced that they're just having fun. The book is organized by the major waves of western movement, from the early explorers in 1804 to the trail drives of the 1880s. Carlson's clear and concise writing includes amusing stories and bits of trivia that will keep kids interested. Each chapter is packed with projects that will give them a taste of daily life. Students might construct field books like those used by Lewis and Clark, or they might make root beer like the settlers. Each activity includes easy-to-follow instructions and informative line drawings. A book that will be heavily used by teachers in the classroom and by children at home.-Paula A. Kiely, Milwaukee Public Library, WI
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Item Details

New
paperback
Carlson, Laurie
Chicago Review Press
July 31, 1996
9781556522710
M4198